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Sir Hugh le Despenser High Sheriff of Berkshire
(-1238)
Mary de Quincy
Phillip Bassett justiciar of England
(Abt 1185-1271)
Hawise granddaughter of Godfrey of Louvain (d.1226)
Baron Hugh le Despenser Chief Justiciar of England
(1223-1265)
Aline "Alivia" Bassett
(1228-1281)
Hugh le Despenser Earl of Winchester, Constable of Devizes, Marlborough, Odiham, St. Briavel's, & Striguil Castles
(1261-1326)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Lady Isabella de Beauchamp of Warwick, Lady Kidwelly, Baroness Despencer

Hugh le Despenser Earl of Winchester, Constable of Devizes, Marlborough, Odiham, St. Briavel's, & Striguil Castles 1

  • Born: 1 Mar 1261
  • Marriage (1): Lady Isabella de Beauchamp of Warwick, Lady Kidwelly, Baroness Despencer in 1286
  • Died: 27 Oct 1326 at age 65
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bullet  General Notes:

Tried without being allowed to speak in his own defense, condemned to death as a traitor, & hanged in the common gallows; and after 4 days, his body was given to the dogs. His head was sent to Winchester.


Born1 March 1261

Died27 October 1326 (aged 65), Bristol, Gloucestershire

Title Earl of Winchester

Other namesThe Elder Despenser

NationalityEngland English

Wars and battlesDespenser War
War of Saint-Sardos
Isabella's Campaign
Siege of Bristol

Offices Advisor of Edward II of England

Spouse(s)Isabella de Beauchamp


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Hugh married Lady Isabella de Beauchamp of Warwick, Lady Kidwelly, Baroness Despencer, daughter of William de Beauchamp 9th Earl of Warwick and Maud FitzJohn, in 1286. (Lady Isabella de Beauchamp of Warwick, Lady Kidwelly, Baroness Despencer was born about 1263 in Elmley Castle, Warwickshire, England and died on 30 May 1306 in Elmley Castle, Warwickshire, England.)


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